Succulent Gardening: The Art of Nature

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IMPORTANT INFORMATION:
CHECK DORMANCY TABLE above TO SEE WHAT'S GROWING & WHAT'S DORMANT

Orders placed between Monday and Thursday at noon, will ship
the following Monday.
Orders placed Friday - Sunday
will ship a week from that Monday.
West coast orders may be shipped on other days

We remove some of the soil when we ship. Succulents are unlike other plants in that there are usually
no issues with a plant out of soil or kept dry for a week or more. Take them out of the box and put into
a pot with moist soil. As a general rule, plant in a pot twice as big as the root ball.

Regards watering: give
the roots opportunity to start reaching down for water. Check to see if the plant should be watered at that time of the year you purchase. Some don't get water in winter and some no water in summer.
How often you water depends on how quickly your soil dries out. Most important, don't overwater.

The photos on our website represent what they will look like. We are not selling the plant in the photo.
Whether your plant has flowers depends on whether it is flowering at that time. A pot may be
one large plant or more than one plant. Plants grow at a different pace and different sizes
so if you order 2 plants coming out of the same size pot, they may not be the same size.

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Lobivia famatimensis

Lobivia famatimensis crested is native to mountainous Argentina at elevations of 9000', forms globular stems to 6" in height. This is a cristate form, with dark green fan-shaped stems that are tinged purple in bright light. Spines are tan in color, and mostly appressed (flattened against body). Cristate forms generally occur when injury occurs to the plant at a young age (this damage can be due to insects eating the growing tip, or from many other causes, including a genetic predisposition). In reaction to the "injury", the cells at the tip of the branch where growth occurs begin to multiply at a much faster rate and the normal growing tip "goes crazy", creating fantastic whorls and fans. Porous soil with adequate drainage. Filtered light with ample airflow. As Lobivias generally inhabitat mountainous areas they do not like hot, stifling air. Water thoroughly when soil is dry to the touch. Protect from frost.
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